EMS providers hone skills

Area emergency personnel discuss split-second decision-making, sports head injuries and more

LAKEVILLE — The EMS Institute’s Emergency Medical Service Symposium was held at The Hotchkiss School this past Saturday, March 12. The symposium was attended by EMS providers from around Connecticut and nearby New York regions.

Nationally known EMS experts lectured on various skill sets considered an integral part of EMS training and performance. In addition to the lectures, attendees had the opportunity to peruse EMS equipment such as fire retardant clothing, boots, roadside flares and automated CPR equipment, all exhibited by participating vendors.

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